What is your Igbo name? Onyinyechi.
What is the meaning of your Igbo name? God’s gift.
What State are you from? Imo
Do you speak Igbo? If yes, how would you describe your skill level? If not, do you plan to learn?
Most memorable experience from a visit to Nigeria?
Having the opportunity to see our village masquerade perform live.
What do you do for work? Cardiology Nurse/visiting lecturer
How did you get into this line of work?
I went undertook a university degree and Masters degree.
Most challenging aspect to your work?
Dealing and caring for critically ill patients as well as helping lecture and shape Nursing students to be the best Nurses that they can be.
How long have you been a member of ICSN? 3 years
How did you first hear about ICSN and why did you decide to come? Online. I wanted to meet and network with other young Igbos.
What has been your favourite meeting, event or experience at ICSN this and why?
Erm…The iri-ji festival and GHMs.
One thing that you think ICSN is best at?
Educating us about the Igbo culture and empowering us to promote the Igbo culture through networking.
One thing that you think ICSN could improve on? Encouraging a sense of a community where everyone feels welcomed no matter their circumstance.
What motivated you to run as an Exec? I have always been interested in the igbo language and culture and as a member, I felt that it was important to give back to my people by giving my time, life experience and cultural knowledge to better ICSN.
What do you plan to do within your role over the past year? What plans do you have for this year?
As the Admin Executive, I plan to ensure that the members of the exec team will have all the right information/support they need in order to excel in their respective roles. I also plan to ensure that all ICSN members are supported with their queries and concerns. I will aim to ensure that any issues that they may have are handled by myself or referred onto the right member of the executive team for addressing.